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Our Driving Instructor Training gets Gold award!

  Last month we got the fantastic news that RED’s Instructor Training has just won the Feefo Gold Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers. The unique award is based on genuine ratings and reviews from our instructors – who on average scored […]

National Driving School of The Year – we’re shortlisted!

                      RED Driving School has been shortlisted as National Driving School of Year, 2018 – in the inaugural FirstCar Awards. FirstCar has a reputation for excellence that spans a decade, but this is the first ever awards from the FirstCar team. The awards have been […]

Drivers and cyclists: respect each other and share the road!

This week, Cycling UK called for wider awareness about the dangers of ‘car dooring’. In a letter to Transport Minister, Jesse Norman MP, Cycling UK Chief Executive Paul Tuohy called for a public awareness THINK campaign aimed at all car occupants, not just drivers, to look before opening their door. Cycling UK has suggested the […]

Soccer AM presenter Tubes passes his driving test with RED Driving School

Soccer AM presenter, Tubes, 34, has just passed his driving test, with RED Driving School. Tubes, who is known for his hilarious rapping as part of the football-based comedy talk show, has been learning to drive with RED Driving School and passed his driving test yesterday. Failing his test first time round did not discourage Tubes from […]

RED DRIVING SCHOOL GIVES YOUNG SCOUTS A TASTE OF THE OPEN ROAD

RED Driving School gave youngsters a taste of freedom this weekend by partnering up with the RAC and the Scout Association, at the annual Scouts Wintercamp in Gilwell Park, Essex. The event was attended by over 3,000 Scouts and Explorer Scouts from across the UK, and as part of a host of activities on offer, […]

Up-and-coming singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt is learning to drive with RED

Up-and-coming singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt, 20, is learning to drive after finding her first bit of free time since she turned 17. The Edinburgh-based artist, who just finished touring with The Vamps, is taking lessons with RED Driving School, and is hoping to pass as quickly as possible so she can stay as late as she […]

Driving test tips & tricks from Dave

RED instructor Dave Childs, who has been with RED Driving School for 15 years has given us his top tips on learning the skills needed to pass the driving test and how to stay calm on your test day. When the day comes to take your driving test, it can feel pretty daunting to apply hours and […]

A shame for foreign-language learners, Ian McIntosh comments

Here at RED we are proud of our school’s the diversity, we’ve taught men and women from across the world to drive safely and pass the UK driving test for as long as anyone can remember. Since 2000, it’s been possible to take the practical and theory tests in up to 19 different languages, as […]

Dealing with test day nerves

Starting to feel nervous about your driving test today? You’re not alone. We reached out to RED Driving School students via Facebook and Twitter, to hear their stories about dealing with test-day stress and nerves. Prepare fully – take lots of mock tests and make sure you’re constantly passing them before you even consider applying […]

RED’s Perfect Instructor Survey Winners

Ready to hit the road? As part of RED’s Get Road REDdy Campaign, we’re on a mission to encourage road safety among our learners – and what better way than to start from the beginning. What do learners need from their instructors? Over the month of February, we encouraged our students to take a survey […]

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